How can I place an order?

Author Visits

Foreign Languages

Catalog

General query

Submission Policy



Contact
Phone: 617 354 1300
Fax: 617 354 1399
email: info@starbrightbooks.com

Star Bright Books
13 Landsdowne Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

How can I place an order?
All orders, both retail and wholesale can be placed with us directly via the website (look for the ‘add to cart’ button on each book page) or by contacting us at:

orders@starbrightbooks.com
Phone: 617 354 1300
Fax: 617 354 1399

Star Bright Books
13 Landsdowne Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

We offer discounts to literacy and non-profit organizations. Queries regarding discounts for specialty markets and corporate premiums can be addressed via email to: orders@starbrightbooks.com

How can I arrange an author visit to my school or library?


Many of our authors and illustrators are available for school and library visits and we would be happy to help you make those arrangements. Please send an email that includes your contact information and the details about your proposed event (including author/illustrator name, venue, event, event date, and audience size) to marketing@starbrightbooks.com

I would like a Star Bright Book in a language other than English, is that possible?
We are proud to publish books in 24 languages and look for opportunities to reach out to readers of additional languages. If you are looking for a book for your group or school in a language we haven’t as yet published, please let us know.


Where can I get a copy of the Star Bright Books catalog?


If you need a printed copy of the catalog, please send a request to orders@starbrightbooks.com

What if I have another question?


Send us an email at orders@starbrightbooks.com or call us at 617 354 1300

Does Star Bright Books accept manuscript submissions?

Submission Guidelines

Yes, Star Bright Books gladly accepts unsolicited manuscripts and art submissions. Please review and follow these guidelines when submitting your work.

We welcome submissions for board books, picture books, and chapter books, both fiction and nonfiction. We seek works that satisfy our goal of publishing books that are entertaining, meaningful, and sensitive to the needs of all children. Of particular interest are unique voices of color; interesting and/or original picture book biographies; early math learning and concepts; special needs; social and emotional learning; survival stories of all kinds, including the Holocaust and being a refugee; and stories emphasizing diversity and/or inclusion.

Please be sure your work is appropriate for Star Bright Books by reviewing our “About Us” page and visiting bookstores and libraries to look at our books.

Submissions can be mailed to the following address. We do not accept email submissions at this time and will not review work that is submitted digitally.

Star Bright Books
ATTN: Submissions
13 Landsdowne Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Do not send your originals or the only copy of any work. Star Bright Books is not responsible or liable for any artwork or manuscript submissions.

DISCLAIMER: Star Bright Books will NOT consider a manuscript submission with implicit or explicit racism or racist connotations; sexism or sexist connotations; ableism or ageism; or cultural, ethnic, or gender misrepresentation or oppression. We also do not accept submissions with any religious messaging or undertones (some exceptions include general holiday stories/celebrations, Holocaust and Jewish identity stories, and instances where a character’s religious practices are not central to the story).

Additionally, please note four important things when you submit a manuscript-

1. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you want your manuscript returned.

2. If an email response is sufficient, be sure to include your email address. Include your phone number as well.

3. Write your name and address on your cover letter.

4. Ensure your name and page numbers appear on each page of your manuscript.

Please note we have a small editorial staff and it can take up to six months to review any submission.